MapR Achieves Highest Ranking for Current Offering in Big Data NoSQL Report by Independent Research Firm

August 17, 2016

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced it was named a Leader by Forrester Research, Inc., in the report, “The Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q3 2016.” Forrester evaluated 26 criteria categorized by current offering, strategy and market presence. MapR achieved the highest score for current offering among all reviewed vendors.

As stated in the report, Leaders offer credible support for large and complex deployments. Noel Yuhanna, principal analyst at Forrester, wrote, “MapR-DB is a NoSQL database that’s part of the MapR Converged Data Platform…its unique capability is running NoSQL operations, Hadoop analytics, and event stream processing in the same cluster. Customers like its ability to support petabyte scalability, integration with Hadoop, data consistency, multimaster replication, and responsive data access. Customers are using MapR Database for many use cases, including a 360-degree view of customer, fraud detection, social networking, gaming, big data analytics, mobile, and IoT.”

“We believe achieving the highest score for our current offering across all vendors is a testament of how MapR provides advanced capabilities to ensure production success for big data,” said Jack Norris, senior vice president, data and applications, MapR Technologies. “Furthermore, our converged data platform helps customers to lower IT costs by unifying data into a single platform while building new innovative applications to generate new revenue streams.”

As part of the MapR Converged Data Platform, MapR Database provides the first in-Hadoop document database that allows developers to deliver scalable applications that also leverage continuous analytics on real-time data, while enforcing strong consistency and data integrity. MapR Database features native support for JSON documents which enables greater concurrency, higher performance, and more granular access controls than other technologies. It also supports a wide column data model and API to run existing Apache HBase™ applications faster and more reliably. With MapR-DB, the MapR Platform is the only data platform built for NoSQL operations, Hadoop/Spark analytics, web-scale storage, and event stream processing in the same cluster.

To access a copy of The Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q3 2016,” please visit here.


About MapR Technologies

MapR Technologies is a visionary Silicon Valley software company and creator of the next-generation data platform for AI and analytics, with the scale and reliability required by enterprise-grade, mission-critical deployments. The MapR Data Platform delivers the power of dataware to accelerate data-driven innovation. Forward leaning companies such as Cisco, Philips, and Société Générale, are able to create new data-driven solutions to outperform the competition. Learn more:

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